As groundwater all but disappears in South Florida and the region continues to grow, creating alternative water systems is an urgent issue. A recent Department of Economic Opportunity report calls for a strategy to ensure future adequate water supplies without stunting continued development and construction, but many of the large scale solutions require alternative and supplemental water systems, which are simply too expensive for local governments to undertake on their own.

In a recent two-part series featured on, I discuss alternative water sources and how public-private partnerships can help to address environmental concerns in the rapidly growing region of South Florida.   

Please click here to read Part One of the series. Click here to read Part Two.